Track 1 – Workshop 3A
Healthy Knees with Pilates and the Franklin Method
The knees are the critical link between the feet and the rest of the body transferring force smoothly from the ground to the torso. Through understanding the functional design of the knees, you can support lifelong well-being for your clients and yourself. In this interactive workshop, you will learn how to use imagery and hands-on cueing with movement to improve function. Tom McCook, a Franklin Method level 3 educator and Pilates teacher will blend the Franklin Method with related Pilates mat, band and equipment exercises for optimal learning and skill development. This workshop will help you understand and improve function more effectively.
Equipment: Mat, Resistance bands, Reformers
Appropriate for: All instructors
Tom McCookNCPT, ACE, Franklin Method Educator, Somatic Coach, Balanced Body Master Instructor
Tom McCook is a nationally recognized fitness and movement specialist. Tom’s approach integrates a range of training disciplines including Yoga, Shiatsu, stretching, The Franklin Method and Pilates in order to broaden his effectiveness in designing programs for optimal health.